Resource Centre

The MIDA Resource Centre is dedicated to the information needs of the staff of MIDA and its resources comprises of business directories, trade statistics, reports, journals, periodicals, conference papers, books, Malaysian laws and regulations, and others.
However, members of the public who wish to do research may gain access to the  Resource Centre with the permission of the Senior Deputy Director of Corporate Communications Division. All visitors are required to register at the reception desk before using the Resource Centre.

Investment Unit

Resource Centre
Malaysian Investment Development Authority
Level 12, MIDA Sentral
No.5, Jalan Stesen Sentral 5
Kuala Lumpur Sentral
50470 Kuala Lumpur

Tel : (603) 2263 2537
Fax : (603) 2273 7957

Opening Hours

Day Time
Monday - Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday* 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
2:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m
*Closed to the public on Fridays and Public Holidays


The MIDA Resource Centre collection is divided into two main categories:

1. Printed Resources

  • Books on industry (manufacturing and services), industrial development and other industry-related matters
  • Journals: on industry (general and specific) and current economic issues
  • Statistics/Tariff: external trade statistics of Malaysia, other statistics published by the Department of Statistics, Malaysia and Malaysian tariff schedules/rates;
  • Directories/Encyclopedias: include publications of importers and trade associations; the Yellow Pages; and industry-related encyclopedias
  • Government Circulars, Acts/Gazettes and MIDA publications.

2. Non-Printed Resources

Information presented in a form other than words printed on papers. Materials such as online databases also various formats of audio's and video recordings, which require equipment to be usable i.e. video and CD player.


Reference Enquiries

An extensive reference collection supports this service which focuses on industry, in particular the manufacturing sector, industrial development and other industry-related matters. A Reader Service Officer is available to provide assistance.

New Arrivals

A monthly listing of new acquisitions by the Resource Centre.

Web OPAC (Online Public Access Catalog)

An automated on-line catalog service is available for users to access and search the Resource Centre collection.

Photocopying Service

Photocopying service is available in the Resource Centre. The charges are as follows:
  • A4-size print - RM0.30 per copy
  • A3-size print - RM0.50 per copy

General Enquiries to MIDA

Please contact (603) 2263 2537 or email to [email protected]

Business Information Centre

MIDA Headquarters




Last Updated : Friday 18th January 2019